Spotlight on: Okra

Spotlight on: Okra

I spoke a lot about okra last weekend at my cooking demonstrations at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where I highlighted a dish called, "Smoky Okra with Rustic Tomato Coulis". Okra is a fascinating vegetable. I’m most fascinated by its absolutely stunning flower, super slimy interior and the idea that some people dry extra-large pods and transform them into Christmas ornaments painted like Santa.

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Announcing my Cooking Classes at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Announcing my Cooking Classes at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

I’m very excited to announce that I will be joining the team of chefs who teach in the Outdoor Kitchen at the Edible Garden! These classes are free with admission to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The classes are 20-30 minutes and feature healthy recipes that highlight seasonal produce from the Edible Garden. The classes occur on Thursday nights, Saturday’s and Sunday’s throughout the height of the Edible Garden season, which is May-October.

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